Morphea with discoid lupus erythematosus

Dermatol Online J. 2011 Oct 15;17(10):10.

Abstract

The presence of lupus erythematosus with morphea in the same patient has rarely been reported. In this case, we describe a woman with the overlap of discoid lupus erythematosus with superficial morphea, diagnoses that are supported by histopathologic features and laboratory studies.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Antibodies, Bacterial / blood
  • Arm
  • Atrophy
  • Borrelia burgdorferi / immunology
  • Chloroquine / therapeutic use
  • Disease Progression
  • Doxycycline / therapeutic use
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Immunoglobulin M / blood
  • Lupus Erythematosus, Discoid / complications*
  • Lupus Erythematosus, Discoid / diagnosis
  • Lupus Erythematosus, Discoid / pathology
  • Lupus Erythematosus, Discoid / therapy
  • Lyme Disease / blood
  • Lyme Disease / complications
  • Paresthesia / etiology
  • Physical Therapy Modalities
  • Pruritus / etiology
  • Scleroderma, Localized / complications*
  • Scleroderma, Localized / diagnosis
  • Scleroderma, Localized / pathology
  • Scleroderma, Localized / therapy
  • Sclerosis
  • Young Adult

Substances

  • Antibodies, Bacterial
  • Immunoglobulin M
  • Chloroquine
  • Doxycycline